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Between the Links, Episode 61: A.J. McKee’s featherweight ranking, UFC 265 preview, Strickland vs. Rockhold, more

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Between the Links returns ahead of the UFC’s next pay-per-view offering and coming off of a very busy weekend in the world of MMA.

Host Mike Heck is joined by MMA Fighting’s Alexander K. Lee and journalist E. Spencer Kyte to discuss the biggest stories of the past week in mixed martial arts.

This week, the panel discusses A.J. McKee’s quick finish of Patricio Freire at Bellator 263 and where he now sits in the argument for best featherweight on the planet, Sean Strickland’s UFC Vegas 33 main event win over Uriah Hall and if his agreed upon middleweight matchup with former champion Luke Rockhold was the right fight to make, excitement levels for the interim heavyweight title fight between Derrick Lewis and Ciryl Gane at UFC 265 and what would be the better result for the UFC moving forward, offer predictions for what will be the Fight of the Night on Saturday night’s fight card in Houston, and more.

Who leaves with the most coveted title in MMA media? Listen to the show and find out.

Audio-only versions of the podcast can be found below, on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher and YouTube.